Brazilian warplanes dump water on Amazon fires as outcry mounts
Warplanes? F 15s aren’t going to carry much water you know.
Brazilian warplanes have begun dumping water on burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to an outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rain forest.
A Hercules C-130 plane dropping water to fight fires in the state of Rondonia, Brazil. Photograph: Brazil Air Force/HANDOUT/EPA
Oh, you mean the military fly the standard firefighting planes then?